PRIVACY POLICY

 

This web site is owned and operated by Villa Maison Pty Ltd and will be referred to as "we",

"our" and "us" in this Internet Privacy Policy. By using this site, you agree to the Internet

Privacy Policy of this web site ("the web site"), which is set out on this web site page. The

Internet Privacy Policy relates to the collection and use of personal information you may

supply to us through your conduct on the web site.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Internet Privacy

Policy at any time. This Internet Privacy Policy is in addition to any other terms and

conditions applicable to the web site. We do not make any representations about third party

web sites that may be linked to the web site.

We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors

to our web site, in particular information that is capable of identifying an individual

("personalinformation"). This Internet Privacy Policy governs the manner in which your

personalinformation, obtained through the web site, will be dealt with. This Internet Privacy

Policy should be reviewed periodically so that you are updated on any changes. We welcome

your comments and feedback.

Personal Information

Personal information about visitors to our site is collected only when knowingly and

voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide

you with further services or to answer or forward any requests or enquiries. It is our

intention that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in

any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in Australia.

Use of Information

Personal information that visitors submit to our site is used only for the purpose for which

it is submitted or for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose,

unless we disclose other uses in this Internet Privacy Policy or at the time of collection.

Copies of correspondence sent from the web site, that may contain personal information, are

stored as archives for record-keeping and back-up purposes only.

Collecting information on registered members

As part of registering with us, we collect personal information about you in order for you

to take full advantage of our services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide

additional information to us as detailed below.

Registration is completely optional. Registration may include submitting your name,

email address, address, telephone numbers, option to receive updates and promotional

material and other information. You may access this information at any time by logging

in and going to your account.

Credit Card Details

Credit Card details are not stored by us; the processing of payments is conducted over a

secure 256 Bit SSL Certificate encryption. This is an accredited internet payment security

system and authorized as a gateway for all major Australian banks.

Disclosure

Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for

which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where

we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action

against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with

our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also,

we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires

disclosure.  We may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf.

In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties in order

to meet your request for goods or services.

Security

We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted

to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies.

Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be totally secure.

However, we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information

you may transmit to us or from our online products and services. Once we do receive your

transmission,we will also make our best efforts to ensure its secure on our systems.

In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our

information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information

held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised

access to your personal information.

Collecting Information from Users

IP Addresses

Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support

issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be

traced to an individual user.

Cookies and Applets

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. These cookies allow us to increase

your security by storing your session ID and are a way of monitoring single user access.


This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to us to assist in analyzing

the usage of the site.

Access to Information

We will endeavor to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we

hold about you, and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If, at any time,

you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have

the information corrected.

In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our

information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information

held by us.

Links to other sites

We provide links to Web sites outside of our web sites, as well as to third party Web sites.

These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the

conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information

on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that

Web site and its privacy statement.

Problems or questions

If we become aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our web sites, we will take

these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If you have any further queries

relating to our Privacy Policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact us.

For more information about privacy issues in Australia and protecting your privacy, visit

the Australian Federal Privacy Commissioner's web site.